Rare JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Small-Sized Molded Redware Pitcher

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 254

Price Realized: $1,560.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Small-Sized Molded Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'," PA origin, circa 1850-1880, elaborately-molded pitcher with relief grapevine motif, spurred handle, and spout in the form of a stylized bird's face, the surface decorated with streaks of manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Underside impressed with John Bell maker's mark. Light wear to surface. Minor wear to handle. Three tiny nicks to rim. A small spout chip. H 5 3/8".

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